Over the busy Summer months of July and August the Santiago del Teide tourist office in Avenida MarĂ­tima de Playa de La Arena received almost 1,000 visitors.

 	oficina-de-turismo-de-stgo-teideThe most visitor numbers were Spanish, followed by English, German, French and Italian, with smaller numbers of Russian and northern Europeans.

Most enquiries were about beaches in the area, visits to Masca and Punta Teno, excursions to Los Gigantes to see the cliffs and whale watching.

Great interest was shown in walking maps and gastronomy in the area.

Hotel occupation in the municipality has varied between 70% and 90%, mostly over weekends